Expo West 2020 NEXTY Nominees
Best Condition-Specific Supplement
MycoBotanicals® Complete Calm™
Host Defense Mushrooms
MycoBotanicals® Complete Calm™ is a well-crafted blend of mushroom mycelium and herbs designed to support a calm and relaxed body and mind, helping adaptation to stress and quiet overactive thinking.
NeuroQ is formulated to help maintain healthy brain function, clear thinking, memory and normal inflammation response.
Prenatal Multi gives you more of the crucial nutrients you need when you’re pregnant, trying or just thinking about it – in the best forms that your body can actually use.
Best New Organic Beverage
Enroot Sparkling Cold Brew Tea
Enroot Sparkling Cold Brew Tea
Enroot crafts its organic sparkling cold brew teas with award-winning chefs from the James Beard Foundation impact programs to deliver unparalleled taste, clean energy and natural antioxidants in 25 calories/bottle.
We combine our pasture-raised kefir with delicious ingredients like pineapple, vanilla and everyone's favorite berries, plus live and active cultures that make your gut happy with 35 billion CFU's.
Fruit-ful Water Kiefer
The Living Apothecary
The Living Apothecary’s Fruit-ful Water Kefirs combine organic fruit juices with kefir water for refreshing beverages that are vegan with no added sugar or vague ingredients.
Best New Meat Alternative or Dairy Alternative
Our Pumfu is a delicious Soy-Free Tofu Alternative made with Organic Pumpkin Seeds
Plant-Based Cheeze Spreads
All five of our plant-based cheeze spreads are like a creamy, dreamy pillow for your mouth!
Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative
Hand-scooped coconut is the secret to the creamy texture of our dairy-free yogurt alternative: pureeing until smooth, adding live and active cultures, and finishing with a handful of organic ingredients.
Best New Natural Living Product
Power-Strips Laundry Detergent
Stain-Slaying concentrated laundry detergent, pre-measured in a dry, strip form, that dissolves. Tear, Toss, & Wash!
Cuddly Soft Brown Bear
Bears for Humanity
Cuddly soft Brown Bear made from GOTS Certified organic cotton filled with Recycled PET, chemical, pesticide and heavy metal free
The Reusable Beeswax Food Wrap That Breathes
Abeego is the original, zero-waste, reusable beeswax food wrap. It breathes and protects like nature’s own peel to Keep Food Alive.
Best New Mission-Based Product
Organic Grain Free Tortilla Chips
Organic, nutrient-dense grain free tortilla chips made from garbanzo beans, cassava, hemp protein, chia, & flax -- on a mission to empower & nourish a nation of dreamers!
Heirloom Rice Mix
A Dozen Cousins
Our limited edition set of heirloom rice mixes celebrates the cultural and culinary diversity of the African Diaspora, with authentically seasoned heirloom rices from Nigeria, the U.S.A. and Brazil.
LifeStraw Home Water Filter Pitcher
It is the only home water filtration pitcher protecting against bacteria, parasites, microplastics, heavy metals, chemicals and organic chemical matter, while benefiting children in need of safe drinking water.
Nobody likes to be rejected, not even food. LOOP repurposes the outcasts of the food industry.
Best New Organic Food
Organic Whole Grain Einka, Emmer Farro, Einka & French Lentil Blend
Bluebird Grain Farms
You can be sure, our certified organic emmer is grown with care for maximum nutrient density and is cleaned and milled-to-order in our nut-free processing facility here in Winthrop, WA.
Otamot makes the most nutritious and delicious line of organic, plant-based sauces on the market.
Organic Tumeric Bell Pepper Beef Sausage
Kiolbassa Smoked Meats
Handcrafted in small batches and smoked to perfection, Kiolbassa's new Organic Turmeric and Bell Pepper sausage blends Certified Organic grass-fed and grass-finished beef with health-friendly turmeric and zesty bell pepper.
Best New Product Supporting a Healthy Microbiome
Psyllium Pre & Probiotic Fiber
Shield Face Serum
For The Biome, LLC
Astaxanthin protects from free radicals as rosehip and 6 botanicals deliver moisture to the skin’s deepest layers with the elevated bioactivity that can only be found in CO2 volcanic extracts.
HerHolistic Menopause, Prenatal and Period Line
The makers of the #1 Women’s Probiotic† introduce Herholistic, a line of probiotic products developed to support a woman’s unique needs during different phases of life: menstruation, pregnancy and menopause.
Best New Frozen Product
Folded JUST Egg
The Folded JUST Egg is a plant-based, protein-packed product made from mung beans.
Well Carved™ Meatballs
Applegate Farms, LLC
APPLEGATE® Well Carved™ Meatballs are chef-inspired pairings of Applegate Humanely Raised meat and whole vegetables – bold flavors that can stand on their own and clean ingredients good for the planet.
Original Keto Bread
Base Culture Original Keto bread offers a wholesomely delicious bread that is Keto and Paleo certified, with only real ingredients and 4 net carbs
Best Environmentally Responsible Packaging
Clean Cookie Bites
Sun & Swell Foods
Sun & Swell is one of the first snack food brands to offer clean, whole food cookie bites in compostable pouches that fully decompose within 180 days.
Plant-based tea wrappers
Numi Organic Tea
The new plant-based non-GMO flexible film wrapper features layers made from renewable sugarcane and eucalyptus, FSC certified paper, proprietary inks and varnishes, and guarantees no eco-toxicity when it breaks down.
Strawberries & Cream
Natural, whole leaf tea packaged in 100% Plastic Free, Plant Based packaging.
Cane Water Elixirs
Bhoomi Cane Water
Bhoomi (“Mother Earth” in Sanskrit) is the first certified low-glycemic cane water company in the U.S. making Ayurveda inspired super-botanical elixirs to rejuvenate the body, mind & our planet.
Best New Personal Care Product
Mineral Sunscreen Gel Lotion SPF 30
Bare Republic Sunscreen
Bare Republic’s ultra clean mineral gel-lotion formula feels refreshingly light, smoothing easily over skin to deliver hydrating mineral sun protection.
Aloe Gorgeous is Ora Organic's ethical answer to collagen. Say 'aloe' to our Organic and Vegan Collagen-boosting Powder packed with aloe vera, protein, silica, and vitamins C and E.
VM Vaginal Moisturizer
AH! YES VM is a certified organic, long-lasting and hypoallergenic, vaginal moisturizer designed to provide natural relief from vaginal dryness and painful sex. Made without hormones, glycerine or parabens.
Crush & Brush Toothpaste Tablets
The most versatile, eco-friendly toothpaste ever. Crush & Brush toothpaste tablets are a plastic-free, refillable, travel friendly, fizzy tablet that you chew and brush like normal. Think outside the tube!
Best New Natural Kids Product
Peace.Love.Crispies cereal is made from a single ingredient, black rice, grown by Indonesian family farmers using the SRI method & has transparent testing for 400+ chemicals & allergens including arsenic.
Sport Shapes Pasta – Red Lentils
Dalla Costa Alimentare srl
Italian Sport-shapes kids pasta made of 100% red lentils
Oil My Goodness Kids 3-in-1 Bath Treatment
Oilogic Essential Oil Care
Oil My Goodness® Kids 3-in-1 Essential Oil Bath Treatment uses the power of 100% pure essential oils to naturally fragrance and cleanse for the cleanest bath your child can take.
Best New Meat, Dairy or Animal-Based Product
Our Atlantic Mackerel is packed with roasted garlic and silky extra-virgin olive oil.
Greek Lowfat Yogurt
Two Good is a breakthrough innovation in the yogurt category, offering a delicious, creamy taste with 2g total sugar, 3g carbs, 12g protein and 80 calories per 5.3 ounces.
Seemore Meats & Veggies Sausages
Sausage Queen, LLC
Seemore makes tasty, fun, and innovative sausages that combine certified-humanely raised meat with up to 35% fresh vegetables in nostalgic flavors like Bubbe’s Chicken Soup and Loaded Baked Potato.
Chikaraka Egg-Based Yogurt
Handsome Brook Farm - Pasture Raised Eggs
Chikaraka is the first and only organic egg-based, dairy-free yogurt made with whole organic pasture raised eggs and clean, natural ingredients for a rich, creamy satisfying snack.
Best New Condiment
Fermented Tea Leaf Dressing
Burma Love Foods Company
An earthy, savory, and stimulating dressing made from hand-picked organic tea leaves from the Shan State mountains of Burma, our Fermented Tea Leaf Dressing will make you eat your tea.
Organic Mayo Line
Tessemae’s, the nationally recognized #1 organic fresh food company, is excited to introduce new mayonnaise varieties to its clean condiment line in two flavors, Organic Habanero Mayo and Organic Ranch Mayo.
Whole Root Turmeric Paste
Truly Turmeric is the world's first wildcrafted, fresh turmeric paste dedicated to supporting small-scale growers.
Best New Sweet Snack
Each Solely Fruit Jerky strip has at most 3 ingredients, including one or ½ cold-pressed whole organic fruit, and no added sugars, concentrates, sulfites or other hidden ingredients.
Just Fruit & Greek Yogurt
Wyman's of Maine
Eat More Fruit with Wyman's Just Fruit & Greek Yogurt bites - made with whole Wild Blueberries & Greek Yogurt balls, that you can just grab and eat frozen.
Organic Cacao + Mango Bar
Our organic Cacao + Mango Bars are a blend of solar-dried Rosa mangoes, cacao nibs, ripe bananas and almonds.
Heirloom Vegan Caramel Popcorn
Pipcorn Heirloom Vegan Caramel Popcorn is a mini, delicate heirloom popcorn that is clean, better-for-you, doesn’t get stuck in your teeth and tastes just how popcorn should taste!
Best New Supplement
Organic MCT Protein
Nutiva Organic MCT Protein is a powdered supplement packed with fast-burning MCTs and plant-based protein to boost energy, increase endurance, aid weight management and support brain health.
Infused with lion’s mane and coffeeberry, Organifi Pure was designed to improve brain function by promoting gut health.
Nutraceutical Corporation/Zhou Nutrition
Available in six varieties, Zhou Nutrition Water Enhancers bring the lab-verified, high-quality supplements that Zhou is known for into liquid formulas that easily mix into any beverage.
Best New Savory or Salty Snack
Everything Zucchini Veggie Flats
Brad's Plant Based
The first ever REAL, plant-based, keto friendly flatbread cracker.
RED & GREEN SRIRACHA CHIPS
Ka-POP! Ancient inGRAINed Snacks
Ka-Pop! Red & Green Sriracha Puffs have harnessed the power of the Ancient Grain Sorghum to save snacking; 100% USA Grown Sorghum, oil and spicy seasoning…that is all!
Late July No Grain Tortilla Chips
Late July No Grain tortilla chips are made with tigernut, cassava, and chia seeds for a grain-free, corn-free, non-GMO and absolutely delicious snack!
Best New Pantry Food
Double Protein Oats
ZEGO's raw oats are a special variety with naturally double the protein of typical oats and grown using the "purity protocol" method, virtually eliminating any chance of gluten cross contact.
Ready-to-eat globally inspired small meals in an easy open tin, with simple ingredients, vibrant superfoods and certified sustainable protein, infused with savory herbs & spices.
Sacha Inchi Seed Butter
Nut Free, Vegan, Keto, Gluten Free Sacha Inchi Seed Butter
Red Lentil, Butternut Squash and Coconut Everyday Dal
We took a traditional Indian red lentil dish called “masoor dal” and added coconut and butternut squash to create a complex and delicious plant-based protein.
Best New Sweet or Desert
Dark Chocolate + Pomegranate
Undercover Chocolate Co.
An unbelievably delicious guilt-free snack and indulgence created by lightly covering organic crispy in premium dark chocolate and adding real pomegranate arils for a burst of flavor.
Nubocha is the world’s creamiest, most delicious, low-sugar, vegan gelato crafted with the finest whole food and sustainably-sourced ingredients.
Natures Raspberries Frozen Fresh and Immersed in White and Milk Chocolate
Natures Raspberries Frozen Fresh and Immersed in White and Milk Chocolate
Best New Hemp-CBD Product
Muscle Stuff with CBD
Spinster Sisters Co.
Muscle Stuff with CBD simultaneously cools and warms skin with camphor, menthol, cayenne pepper, habanero peppers, essential oils, and 250mg of non-GMO CBD for an aromatherapeutic experience.
Turmeric and Spirulina Gummies
The CBDfx Turmeric and Spirulina gummy combines high-quality CBD hemp extract with two major superfoods, including one of the most densely protein-filled foods in the world!
Hemp & Herbs Calm
Gaia Herbs, Inc.
Certified organic full spectrum Hemp extract synergistically blended with Passionflower, Milky Oats, and other herbs traditionally used to support a sense of calmness, soothe frayed nerves, and restore tranquility.
Hemp Oil - Targeted Oral Sprays
Reed’s Remedies are pure, targeted, and concentrated formulas made from steam-distilled hemp (CBD) and terpenes that offer a consistent and predictable outcome with every use and ensure fast-acting relief.
Best New Special Diet Food
Gluten-Free Vegan Cheese Ravioli
The first fresh pasta of its kind, Taste Republic Gluten-Free Vegan Cheese Ravioli is crafted to deliver on both taste and al dente texture – cooks in only 4-5 minutes.
1-to-1 Gluten-Free Baking Flour
Using this 1-to-1 okara blend in all your baked goods gives your body a boost of nutrition it deserves and helps to build a more sustainable future.
I AM NUTZ
“Cacahuate Estilo Japonés”, this typical Mexican snack inspired us to create 'I am Nutz' our gluten free and healthy version of Japanese peanuts.
Grain Free Crunch Puffs
High Protein Grain Free Crunch Puffs made with Avocado Oil.
Worthy Blendie Bowls
The Worthy Company
The Worthy Company is revolutionizing plant-based snacking with their first product line of category creating Worthy Blendie Bowls. They offer complete nutrition from traditional ingredients crafted to fit modern life.
Best New Tea or Coffee
Functional Oat Milk Lattes
Pop and Bottle
The cleanest, most delicious Oat Milk Lattes on the market. Organic, Fair Trade, Non-GMO, nitro infused + functional! NO dairy, gums or refined sugar. Proudly woman owned.
Karuna Focus-Plus Turmeric Synergy Coffee
Fulfill Food & Beverages
Karuna Focus-Plus Turmeric Synergy Coffee is a 100% plant-based coffee brew featuring turmeric, walnut, coconut, and oat. This unique blend with walnut helps boost the brain health functions of turmeric.
Jade Leaf Matcha
Blending functional ingredients and adaptogens into premium USDA certified organic Japanese matcha, Jade Leaf Matcha’s four Premium Matcha Latte Infusion varieties provide a boost to your traditional matcha latte.